In a paper recently published online in the journal Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology Professor Rose Scott found that children under the age of 2 are capable of recognizing simple acts of...


UC Merced hosted "Dinner with a Scientist", an event sponsored by the Mariposa branch of the American Association of University Women, on September 30th. The event connects local high school girls with female mentors in scientific professions....


In a paper recently published in JAMA Pediatrics, Health Psychology Professor Anna Song found that anti-smoking policies have significantly reduced smoking rates in young people.


Professor Jan Wallander receives the 2015 Dennis D. Drotar Distinguished Research Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.  This award recognizes excellence and significant contributions in establishing the scientific base of pediatric psychology.


Research by Nikko Da Paz, a Psychological Sciences doctoral candidate, was recently featured in the Merced Sun-Star.  The news article highlights Nikko's current research on the mental and physical distress faced by parents of children with autism spectrum disorder.


In a paper recently published in the journal Infancy, Developmental Psychology Professor Eric Walle found that the onset of walking is linked to language development in both English-speaking American infants and Mandarin-speaking Chinese infants.


Psychological Sciences student ...


Two Psychological Sciences professors were honored yesterday with awards from the UC Merced Academic Senate. Professor Jack Vevea received the Senate Faculty award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching, which recognizes individual excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Professor...


UC Merced Ph.D. student Holly Rus will present the results of a study on social media and health communications this week during the 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of...


In a recent paper published in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Health Psychology professor Matthew Zawadzki found a that liesure time activities have a number of immediate psychological and health benefits. This exciting research has appeared in local news outlets, and was recently featured...


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